Review: The Seafarer’s Kiss – Julia Ember

After saving Ragna, a shield maiden and demigod, from dying on an ice shelf, Ersel believes that maybe she could escape her doomed fate after all. But when her former friend Havamal catches them together, Ersel cuts a deal with the Loki, the God of Lies, in hopes of escaping back to her forbidden love.


Why this book?: Norse, Bisexual F/F retelling of the Little Mermaid, written by one of my favorite people?? HOW COULD I SAY NO???

I would like to thank Loki for using their magic to grant me this ARC.

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Review: Girl Out of Water – Laura Silverman

Anise has lived in Santa Cruz her whole life. So when her aunt gets in a car accident, and Anise and her father need to fly out to Nebraska to take care of her cousins while her aunt recovers, Anise is a little more than out of place. While at the park with her cousins, she meets a one-armed, charismatic, skateboarder named Lincoln.


Why this book?: I follow Laura Silverman on twitter, and heard only amazing things. So when someone on twitter offered to send me their ARC, I accepted as fast as humanly possible.

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Review: The Edge of the Abyss (The Abyss Surrounds Us #2) – Emily Skrutskie

After the events in The Abyss Surrounds UsCas Leung is still struggling with her place on the Minnow. Keeping away from Swift and constantly being under Santa Elena’s eye is one thing, but suddenly rogue Reckoners, dubbed Hellbeasts, begin attacking ships. Cas and the crew of the Minnow must work to figure out how to fight them before the entire NeoPacific biosystem is destroyed.


Why this book?: TASU is one of my favorite books ever. I needed the sequel.

I would like to thank the people at Flux for allowing me to have an ARC of this book via NetGalley.

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Review: Peter Darling – Austin Chant

A decade after he left Neverland, Peter decides to go back after having his identity stifled by his family. Upon returning, all Peter wants is to continue his war with Captain Hook. But soon enough, Peter is confused on who the real enemy is, and, even worse,  on his growing affection for his mortal enemy, James Hook.


Why this book?: I had heard of Austin Chant’s work before, namely Coffee Boy. After hearing from a friend that this was a trans Peter Pan retelling, I jumped on a chance to get an ARC.

I would like to thank the people at Less Than Three Press for allowing me to have an ARC via NetGalley.

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Review: Dreadnought (Nemesis #1) – April Daniels

30279514With superhero Dreadnought falling dead in front of her, Danny inherits his powers and is gifted with her most desired thing: the body of her dreams. No longer having to masquerade as a boy, Danny must figure out how to come out as transgender, while defending the world from Dreadnought’s murderer, Utopia.


Why this book?: Simple. #OwnVoices, Transgender SUPERHEROES. THIS IS THE BOOK OF MY DREAMS???

I would like to thank the people at Diversion Publishing for allowing me to have an ARC of this book via NetGalley.

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Review: Assassin’s Quest (Farseer Trilogy #3) – Robin Hobb

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With King Shrewd dead, and Fitz assumed so, Fitz and the rest of the gang are ready to call it quits. But Chade and Burrich are stubborn, and want to do something. Fitz leaves, determined to kill Regal after his treachery and his role in killing Shrewd.


Why this book?: The ending of Royal Assassin just ruined me, and I needed to read this book. But, the summary fills me with dread. Not sure I want this to happen quite yet!

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